News briefs for Sept. 15


The Craig Gun and Sport Show is Oct. 2 and Oct. 3 at the Moffat County Fairgrounds Pavilion, 702 E. Victory Way.
The event is sponsored by the Bears Ears Sportsman club of Craig and will feature expanded exhibits on guns and ammunition, cowboy and Indian items, military items, coins, knives, holsters and cases, reloading supplies and more.
Admission is $2. Children younger than 12 are admitted free if accompanied by parents. The event is from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 2 and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 3.
For table reservations, call Jake Garcia at 824-8376, Chuck Woods at 824-1777 or Kevin Schnider at 826-2665.

Craig Rotary Club seeks houses for home tour
The Craig Rotary Club is looking for five homes to be showcased during the annual Holiday Home Tour fund-raiser. This year's tour will be from noon to 4 p.m. Dec. 11.
Home Tour homes should have unique, elaborate or otherwise appealing decorations in the holiday spirit.
This is an opportunity for members of the community to view homes, get ideas for their homes and see what others are doing for the holidays.
Participating homes will have a Rotary member host/hostess who will be sure that visiting guests leave their shoes at the door and treat the homes with care.
Call Penny Krump at 824-6130.

Church offers 'Secrets
of the Vine' video series
Have you ever wanted to know what "good works" or "gifts" are? First Congregational Church announced that they will begin offering "The Secrets of the Vine" and "The Life God Rewards" video series by Bruce Wilkinson, author of "The Prayer of Jabez."
The "Secrets of the Vine" series will begin at 6 p.m. Oct. 11, and "The Life God Rewards" will begin at 6 p.m. Oct 12.
These are eight-week courses. Call 824-6836 or 824-4266 to sign up for the classes.

Funds available for
mammograms, treatment
The Yampa Valley Breast Cancer Awareness Project has funds available through the end of the year to help pay for mammograms or breast cancer treatment for women who cannot afford such services. Call 879-1632.

Fourth annual Golden Leaf Festival is coming
The Downtown Business Association is organizing the fourth annual Golden Leaf Festival to celebrate the arrival of fall in the Yampa Valley.
The festival is from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 25.
The goal is to have a block full of activity. The emphasis is local vendors, community groups and family oriented activities.
The festival is a great opportunity for nonprofit groups to recruit new members or raise funds for their organizations.
Booth spaces are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis as fees are received. Vendors are responsible for tables, chairs and weather protection.
Fees are $35 a space for commercial and individual use and $25 a space for nonprofit groups.
Yahoo Golf Tournament tees off Saturday in Craig
The Yahoo Golf Tournament will be held Saturday at the Yampa Valley Golf Course, 2179 Highway 394, in Craig.
The tournament will benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Craig.
There will be a 9 a.m. shotgun start for men and women. The men's format will be an 18-hole chapman. Ladies format will be a two-lady scramble.
A steak dinner for each player and their guest will be held at the Shadow Mountain Clubhouse after the tournament.
Bring a homemade salad or dessert.
There will be a special drawing for boys and girls, ages 7 to 16, for a 45-minute plane ride, courtesy of Lee Tucker.
The grand-prize drawing will be for a cow/elk hunt donated by the Snake River Outfitters. Numerous door prizes will be awarded. Call 824-3673.

Chamber offers free workshop for employers
The Craig Chamber of Commerce is partnering with the Colorado Workforce Center in presenting a series of workshops for business owners and employers.
The workshop on Thursday is Technology and the Workforce Center.
This workshop will cover: using the technology of the workforce center to assist businesses, learning how to post job orders on the Web, searching for employees on the Web, accessing labor market information, and finding out how pre-employment skills testing on Microsoft products can save time and money.
The workshop will be from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Craig Holiday Inn. A free lunch will be provided by the Holiday Inn's Paradise Grill.
Speakers include employment specialists Liz Woolf and Brian Bradbury. Call 824-3246.

Worldwide prayer event for teens scheduled today
Students throughout the country will join other teenagers in prayer around the world today as part of the 15th annual "See You at the Pole" event. See You at the Pole is a grass-roots prayer event to bring students to their school flagpoles to intercede for their leaders, schools and families in prayer.
Craig Middle School and Moffat County High School will participate at 7:30 a.m. today. Call Rod Compton at 824-5222 or Brian Haynes at 824-5926.

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